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Old 02-15-2004, 07:33 AM   #1
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Question Switch Boot Loader from Grub to Lilo

Hi, Please Help...
I have w2k running on my primary master(hda) and installed Red Hat on a secondary master (hdc). For some reason I probably didn't install GRUB to Dual Boot both OS's correctly (is it because I specified hdc1 and not MBR?) and now I need to use the boot diskette.
I received previous advice, but i'm still really new to Linux and even after RTFM still confused. What would be the shortest way for me to slove this? Can I delete the GRUB and start all over again with LILO?

Old 02-15-2004, 10:34 AM   #2
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If you want to use Grub as your main bootloader it should be in the MBR.
I use Lilo rather than Grub myself, but I would think simply reinstalling Grub to the MBR is all that is needed. No reason to switch bootloaders randomly.
"man grub" should give a few clues on how to reinstall Grub.
Good Luck.


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